Monday, February 20, 2017

What President Trump Has Accomplished in a Month

Beside calling out fake news reports and his tweets Trump has accomplished a lot in a month.
  • Trump nominated Judge Neil M. Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
  • Trump signed an Executive Order instructing Federal agencies to “minimize the burden” of Obamacare
  • Trump signed an Executive Order to improve security by enabling the construction of a wall on the southern border
  • Trump signed an Executive Order to protect Americans by limiting admission of refugees from several terrorist hotspots
  • Trump signed an Executive Order to make sure Federal immigration laws are enforced and that Americans’ tax dollars do not go to sanctuary cities
  • Under Trump’s leadership, the Department of the Treasury sanctioned 25 entities and individuals involved in Iran’s ballistic missile program
  • Trump has required that for every new Federal regulation, two existing regulations by eliminated
  • Trump directed the Commerce Department to streamline Federal permitting processes for domestic manufacturing
  • Trump signed an Executive Order expediting the environmental review and approval process for infrastructure projects
  • Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum to clear roadblocks to construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline and the Dakota Access Pipeline
  • Trump signed legislation to block the so-called “Stream Protection Rule” from causing further harm to the coal industry
  • Trump signed an Executive Order establishing new ethics commitments for all Executive branch appointees, putting in place a five-year lobbying ban and a permanent ban on lobbying for foreign governments
  • Trump put in place a hiring freeze for Federal civilian employees